When he is not helping a patient, mentoring entrepreneurs at Stanford Biodesign, supporting the Fogarty Institute as a board member or assessing how to develop a new medical device, Fred St Goar, MD, is looking for ways to help improve the global health system. Through a lifetime of fascinating medical experiences, he is well-equipped to wear all those hats equally well.
It was a full house at the Fogarty Institute’s latest educational seminar titled “Fundraising – Art or Science?” highlighting the need and interest in this important topic. After all, it drives the future of all startups, but is particularly pertinent to early-stage companies immersed in finding appropriate funding.*
Attendees were also drawn to the breadth of experience of the speakers,
It has been an action-packed 12 months for EnSpectra Health, a Fogarty Institute company that is leading a digital transformation in skin cancer pathology. While 2019 brought a number of notable developments, most recently EnSpectra received a $2 million grant that will expedite the introduction of its groundbreaking skin cancer identification technology.
As a society, we have found our lives upended as we adjust to new routines, including, for many of us, working from home while juggling caregiving and schooling. Add to that social distancing; although vital, it can contribute to people feeling disconnected while we are also emotionally drained, stressed and fearful. It’s easy to see that managing mental health is more important than ever.